News tagged with aviation safety

News media challenge ban on journalism drones

More than a dozen media organizations challenged the U.S. government's ban on the use of drones by journalists Tuesday, saying the Federal Aviation Administration's position violates constitutional free press ...

May 06, 2014
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US says Boeing 787's design, manufacture safe

Boeing's design and manufacture of its cutting-edge 787 jetliner is safe despite the many problems encountered since the plane's rollout, including a fire that forced a redesign of the its batteries, according ...

Mar 19, 2014
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And the award for the safest airline in 2013 goes to ...

At the beginning of each year an array of awards are given in numerous industries to the top performers of the prior year. In the arts, Cate Blanchett won a Golden Globe last week for her performance in Blue Jasmine, and in sport, Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d'Or ...

Jan 20, 2014
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US shutdown keeps new planes grounded

New airplanes are grounded, investigations of fatal air and car crashes are going undone and scientific studies dependent on government funding have ground to a halt because of the partial government shutdown ...

Oct 11, 2013
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Ocean cores reveal eruption dynamics

(Phys.org) —Using information gathered from samples of deep sea sediments, researchers from the University of Bristol report new findings regarding the dynamics of the eruption of Mount Tambora, Indonesia ...

Mar 27, 2013
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Drones will require new privacy laws, Senate told (Update)

Privacy laws urgently need to be updated to protect the public from information-gathering by the thousands of civilian drones expected to be flying in U.S. skies in the next decade or so, legal experts told a Senate panel ...

Mar 20, 2013
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US: Lithium batteries not necessarily unsafe

The use of lithium ion batteries to power aircraft systems isn't necessarily unsafe despite a battery fire in one Boeing 787 Dreamliner and smoke in another, but manufacturers need to build in reliable safeguards, ...

Feb 06, 2013
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